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[Massachusetts] Joint Committee on Public Health: Policy Brief - Examination of current legal and regulatory framework, and analysis of policy implications Legal Remedies for Tobacco and Nicotine Use in Minors

Jeffrey Sánchez - Massachusetts State Representative
added Aug 22, 2013 13:09
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[Massachusetts] An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. (PDF)

Section 2A of chapter 71 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after 2 the word “products”, in line 3, the following words: - 3 or nicotine delivery products, as such terms are defined in section 6 of chapter 270, in any of
Jeffrey Sánchez - Massachusetts State Representative
added Aug 22, 2013 13:07
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[Massachusetts] An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Filed by Chairman Jeffrey Sánchez (PDF)

o Adds a definition for nicotine delivery products, which addresses any product with nicotine including e-cigarettes. Excludes therapeutic smoking cessation products containing nicotine.
Jeffrey Sánchez - Massachusetts State Representative
added Aug 22, 2013 13:04
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[Massachusetts] Sanchez Releases Legislation Addressing E-Cigarettes, Other Tobacco Products

Today I released legislation that would restrict the sale of all tobacco and nicotine delivery products, including electronic cigarettes, to minors. Additionally, this bill would add e-cigarette use to the current workplace and public place smoking bans
Jeffrey Sánchez - Massachusetts State Representative
added Aug 22, 2013 13:03
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[Massachusetts] State bill would tamp down e-cigs

Puffing electronic cigarettes would be illegal in most public places across the Bay State -- including restaurants and bars -- under a Beacon Hill bill rolled out yesterday, but critics argued there's no evidence that second-hand vapor causes health prob
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 22, 2013 13:00
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[Colorado, Massachusetts] MOHLER: Your View: Casinos need to be smoke-free

A ground-breaking medical study published last week about smoking in casinos makes a compelling case for clearing the air in America's smoke-filled casinos — and everywhere else workers are exposed to on-the-job secondhand smoke. Researchers from the Univ
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 19, 2013 12:38
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[Massachusetts] Newton Public Housing Goes Smoke-Free - Newton, MA Patch

NHA began exploring the option for its six federally funded multiunit buildings a couple of years ago when residents expressed interest in creating a smoke-free environment. Letters from residents complaining of secondhand smoke drifting from other units
Patch.org
added Aug 19, 2013 12:36
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Government is hypocritical on tobacco laws, taxes

Until the state and federal agencies have the guts to make this so-called lethal and addictive product illegal (as they should), then they need to stop penalizing smokers for using it. Or smokers should be able to sue the government for fraud and negligen
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 17, 2013 14:17
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[Massachusetts] Health board looking at tougher stance on tobacco industry

Abington health officials ... In beefing up its regulations for the first time in nearly 14 years, the town is looking to restrict the sale of electronic cigarettes, cap tobacco licenses, and ban tobacco sales from stores with pharmacies, such as Super
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 16, 2013 02:51
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: The problem: smoking. One town’s solution: ban e-cigarettes?

Let us make this crystal clear, as the folks running Canton took pains to do: they propose to ban the safest forms of nicotine delivery — e-cigarettes and snus/smokeless tobacco — while specifically excluding the most addictive and lethal form of nicotin
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Aug 14, 2013 18:15
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